While Boston may be better known for its seafood and Italian cuisine, there are also several places you can get authentic tacos that are quite popular. Here are some of the city’s favorite places to go for a taco fix.
Tenoch Mexican Taqueria
With three locations in the Boston area, Tenoch is one of the staples of Mexican food around town. They’ve also got food trucks traveling throughout city during the week. With over a dozen types of tacos on the the menu, Tenoch can more than satisfy your taco craving.
Tenoch Mexican Taqueria. 3 Lewis St. (617) 248-9537
El Pelón Taqueria
Beloved for the fish tacos, El Pelón can be found in the heart of Fenway and is open seven days a week. In addition to the classic steak, chicken, pork tacos, El Pelón also has their own special tacos of the house—including the fish tacos with chile mayo, the poblanos chiles tacos and more.
El Pelón Taqueria. 92 Peterborough St. (617) 779-9090
Located in East Boston, this small Mexican restaurant gets consistent rave reviews from customers for its authenticity and delicious food. It’s easy to miss if you’re not paying attention. The sauces and salsas are flavorful and the portions are generous.
Loco Taqueria & Oyster Bar
This South Boston Taqueria is known for its seafood and unique tacos like the grilled avocado with crispy Brussels sprouts and the blackened swordfish with mango. Make sure to try one of Loco’s famous margaritas. And if you’re looking for a place for brunch, Loco’s breakfast tacos are a terrific option.
Loco Taqueria & Oyster Bar. 412 W Broadway. (617) 917-5626
Winner of 2016 Best Tacos in Boston, La Cancun’s tacos are served with homemade tortillas. This Eastie spot is a fusion of Mexican and El Salvadorian food and is also a popular brunch spot. If you’re feeling adventures, try the beef tongue or beef brains tacos. In addition to thei standard tacos, you can order the super taco, which comes with extra toppings.